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Best price £ 3.28
Journey duration 1 h 2 min
Connections per day 10
First departure 23:10
Last departure 20:35
Distance 24.2 mi

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Leicester to Derby?

The prices for bus tickets from Leicester to Derby vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Leicester to Derby will cost £ 3.28. The average bus ticket price is approximately £ 7.55. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

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How long will it take me to travel from Leicester to Derby by bus?

The distance between Leicester and Derby is around 24.9 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 1 h 2 min. However, the fastest routes between Leicester and Derby take 25 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the first and last departures from Leicester to Derby?

The first journey of the night departs from Leicester at 23:10. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 20:35. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Leicester and Derby. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

How many journeys from Leicester to Derby take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Leicester to Derby can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 10 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express and Eurolines CH. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 36 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Leicester to Derby. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Leicester to Derby varies, but in general, you can expect to find 10 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more.